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ding four years he was engaged in scouting through that territory, Arizona, Texas, Colorado, and Utah, until in the fall of 1854 he was detailed as instructor of cavalry at West Point, under Col. R. E. Lee, superintendent. With promotion to first lieutenant he joined the new First cavalry in 1855, and served nearly two years as adjutant of the regiment; at Fort Leavenworth, in the Sioux expedition, and in the quelling of the Kansas disturbances. In 1859 he took part in the march to the Arkansas river, and remained on the frontier, with promotion to captain January 31, 1861. On May 24th, when informed of the secession of his State, he resigned, and on July 4th reached his native State. He was commissioned captain of cavalry, C. S. A., and the Ninth of the first ten regiments of State troops was organized under his direction near Ridgeway. Of this regiment, thereafter known as the First North Carolina cavalry, he was the first colonel. He started with his regiment to Virginia, Octo